Pakistan's First All-Female Peacekeeping Team Awarded UN Medal
Members of the first-ever Pakistani Female Engagement Team (FET), which is deployed with the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) have been awarded with the UN Medal at a ceremony in Adikivu in South Kivu.
The team of 15 female officers, who serve at the ranks of Major and Captain, were stationed in June last year. This was the first ever Pakistani Female Engagement team in any UN peacekeeping mission around the world.Another 17 female officers will join them in early February.
The officers are psychologists, stress counsellors, vocational training officers, gender advisers, doctors, nurses, operations officers, information officers and logistics officers.